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Jul 1, 2011 11:00pm EDT
copyright national cable satellite corp. 2011] >> next, henry kissinger takes part in a debate on china's future. in remarks by the san antonio mayor and texas governor rick perry. every saturday in july, here historic supreme court oral arguments on c-span ready. 14th amendment cases on equal protection, including sexual orientation and gender and race discrimination this saturday, mississippi university for women v. hogan. tune in at 91.1 fm, nationwide on xm satellite radio, an online at our website. >> we did not release transcripts before. now we do it within a half-hour. it used to be that audio recordings were released at the end of the term and now what is at the end of every week. we are moving in a particular direction. cameras present all sorts of challenges that these other areas do not. >> right now on are you to channel, watch john roberts' comments on these issues. >> will the 21st century belong to china? doubt was the question posed to henry kissinger and cnn host for read zacharia. they argued against the motion, while others argued in favor. the debaters also took aud
Jul 5, 2011 10:00am EDT
secretary of state henry kissinger and cnn host fareed zakaria. were hosted by the munk debates to debate current issues. this is just under two hours. ♪ ♪ [tribal drumming] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [applause] ♪ ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen, welcome to toronto, canada, for the munk debates on china. i am the co-organizer with my partner and it is my privilege, once again come to be your moderator. i want to welcome the thousands of people watching this debate on line, live on the internet right now at it is terrific to have you as a part of tonight's proceedings. a warm hello to the millions of people watching, reading, and listening to this debate everywhere from the australian broadcasting corporation, to cease and drug the united states, to "the people's daily" in china, and through our media partnership with "the financial times of london" in their prestigious china confidential unit. hello, too, to canadians coast- to-coast watching from cbc, c- pac, our own national public affairs channel, and on the network where i host a daily television show, bnn. gre
Jul 16, 2011 12:00am PDT
, not only into the country, but around it. i know you interviewed secretary kissinger on china. that is the number one fear. the number one fear is the stability, either inside or outside of china, will not be good. if the condition remains like it is today, not to mention there are a lot of flash points out there -- you heard the latest news about the china sea issues. there are a lot of issues going around. but assuming the leadership in china is able to manage all that and one would hope that they could and one would have high hopes that they would, this to growth will go on for two days to three decades. but the first statement you made in the show, i actually think that, as americans, i am always a positive thinker, as you know -- i think we're just going through relativity. we are relatively speaking not seeing what we have seen in the last 20 years are 25 years. going forward, there needs to be structural changes, reinventing ourselves, but you still -- china came from nothing. no wonder everybody has that little of hope. and they should. they deserve it. but on an absol
Jul 9, 2011 8:00pm EDT
once said that of henry kissinger, and he said there may be no one who needs less of an introduction, but there is also nobody who more enjoys one. [laughter] so i will say a couple of nice words about tom, unnecessary though they might be. ever since she went from beirut to jerusalem decades ago, you have been the clearest thinker about where our country is going and where our world is going. he speaks with common sense. you may know hell rare reported common sense is, so that is why all of us think of tom as a national -- how rare reported common sense is, so we think of tom as a national treasure. >> walter, thank you. first of all, it is great to be here and wonderful to be here and it is a -- amazing what you have built here. thank you all for coming out at this early hour. i have a book coming out in september, written with a friend of mine. michael is a foreign policy professor at johns hopkins. what are to foreign policy guys doing writing about america? the book came about by accident. michael and i had been conversations about foreign policy, as my wife will attest, probabl
Jul 4, 2011 4:00pm EDT
at the americans who are obviously leaving. so all day, this is going on, the ambassador had henry kissinger on his side. kissinger, graham martin and kissinger were kind of left over and they said if nixon were still in office we would be given general deng a good dose of vitamin b-52. but nixon got impeached and gerald ford want to wash his hands of it. they kept stalling. finally, the marines, the marine high commands, the secretary of defense and gerald ford convinced ambassador martin and kissinger it's time to get out. so, so begins the day, april 29, 1975 of just manic helicopters in, out. small arms fire the entire time either coming from snipers. they could see it. the msg's are up on the road. they're working 24 hours shoveling classified information into this furnace. they could see, take a look over the roof and see firefights between the nva who are still fighting. are still standing tall and funny. they're watching the firefights while their shoveling. they shall the $5 million in cash into the furnace of. american cash. who knows how many. i remember there was a story that steve schi
Jul 4, 2011 8:00pm EDT
was an aide to henry kissinger. he supported nixon's efforts to normalize relationships with the people's republic of china. he has been the assistant secretary of state for east asian and pacific affairs, and ambassador to the philippines. our third speaker will be john lehman. he is president of a private equity investment firm. he served as secretary of the navy during the reagan administration. as a staff member to henry kissinger on the national security council. as a delicate to the force reductions in vienna and at the director of the u.s. arms control and disarmament agency. richard allen, you are up. >> thank you very much. the audience is confronted today with about 210 years of solid hands-on nixon experience. we got to know him very well. we had the opportunity to pass out nixon, pamphlets in working- class indiana when i was imprisoned in a catholic anniversary known as the university of notre dame. i got to meet mr. nixon when he came to the campus and was enormously impressed. in 1957, i met him again. i got to know him because i crashed a cocktail party at the capitol hi
Jun 30, 2011 11:00pm PDT
. >> as you know, henry kissinger and others argue that china has never been an international expansionist power. >> right. >> rose: it has not been an imperial power. it has been mostly about its own landmass and protecting itself. >> to which one answer might be "so why is it so big?" i mean, it is a vast territorial power which has, of course, significant ethnic minorities. they have large territories. >> rose: so you're suggesting that there is a history of chinese imperialism and any other historian who suggests that... >> no, no. i think that henry kissinger is clearly right. that it is not an eansionist power inhe sense thatfor exame, russia was. expanding constantly but i think... >> rose: and certain after the war. >> but i think that what you see already is a chinese strategic doctrine and kissinger, i think, would not dispute this which stakes an ambitious claim to a spheref influence as we rightly said and that would provoke conflict so i i think we're entering very very difficult times >> rose: well, your oxford colleague neil ferguson suggests that nationalistic forces will o
Jul 1, 2011 6:30pm EDT
-span's q&a. >> next, henry kissinger takes part fifth half fulfil -- left, henry fift ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [applause] ♪ ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen, welcome to toronto, canada for the munk .he faith on china fund fel it is my privilege to feed your of moderator this evening. i would like a loaf of those watching this fate on-line flight now. -- i would like to welcome those watching and the faithful on line right now a warm hello for the millions of people watching, leave, and live with this fifth day for every left australian broadcasting corporation. also the "financial times of london." hello to canadians coast-to- coast, our own affairs channel. it is play to have you as well. there are 2700 people have felt it second time in a row to these debates. all of us associated thank you for your support and the simple idea to which this is created which is to create venues like this where we can gather to debate the big chill political issues -- the big geo-political issues. this would not be possible without the philanthropic creativity of two individuals. i wou
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Jul 27, 2011 11:30pm PDT
's notice. >> if i was interviewing henry kissinger about the secret bombings in came cambodia and discovered he was a zombie, i would have asked him whether he enjoyed eating human brains. that didn't happen but that's what i would have done. >> stephen: that's what i would have to do. it was up to me to blow the coffin hr *eud off sortie and skphroez vampires for what they truly are. i tracked the vampire here to his four bed yom tudor in suburban philadelphia. >> my name is patrick rogers, i am a vampire. >> stephen: this is the face of evil. [laughter] and these are the hands of evil. brushing the hair of evil. [laughter] and these are the thumbs of evil texting on the blackberry of satan. [laughter] who knows what ancient and unspeakable rituals he performs on this cursed ground. [laughter] [cheers and applause] but do you sleep in a coffin? >> i don't not sleep in a coffin. >> stephen: then you have bats? >> i don't have any bats. >> stephen: you at least want to feast on our terror. >> i assure you, i have no interest in your terror. [laughter] >> stephen: dan, help me o
Jul 8, 2011 5:30am EDT
kissinger was there as well. another game for the captain to make history. the rays won this one 5-1. other baseball scores that we'll give you during the break. coming up at the top of the hour on "morning joe", president obama tries to close a deal on the budget. now it isn't just republicans standing in the way. why the democrats are objecting to the president's deal. when we come back here, we'll huddle around the water cooler where it took police just two days to track down the picasso thief. why a new jersey restauranteur was stealing paintings. [ female announcer ] the healing power of touch can be even more powerful, with precise pain relieving cream. it blocks pain signals fast for relief precisely where you need it most. precise. only from the makers of tylenol. control your budget? yes. our "name your price" tool shows you a range of options. you pick a price that works for you. perfect. only one thing could make this better. both: '80s montage! ♪ progressive '80s montage ♪ he drops some boxes, but it's okay ♪ ♪ we keep dancing ♪ hey! it's that guy! ♪ progressive "nam
Jul 24, 2011 10:00am PDT
nixon and kissinger's withdrawal from vietnam. that is not usually looked upon as a model of success. so explain what you meant. >> nixon and kissinger tried to extricate the united states from the war in vietnam. they knew they weren't going to win. they were going to lose. they tried to tiptoe away and leave the local parties to keep fighting by themselves. it almost worked. but after the u.s. got out, the whole house of cards came falling down because congress wouldn't let the government support saigon because the local parties weren't able to defend themselves and so forth. i think essentially, if the obama administration can tiptoe out of the ground combat in afghanistan while continuing to support the regime in kabul and continuing to bash the enemies and so forth, essentially you could get extrication even as essentially the war continues. that strikes me as the least bad option at this point. >> is that realistic? >> in your piece you say that the problem is we shouldn't be talking about withdrawal, that we should be doing it. indeed that's what nixon did, he withdrew, but he wit
Jul 5, 2011 8:00am EDT
. henry kissinger went for his first trip to china through pakistan. pakistan facilitated the entire connection between china and the united states from 1969, when the first kissinger trip took place, in 1974, when the united states recognize the people's republic of china and the shanghai communiquÉ came about. so, it's one of those washington things, you know, something becomes a story. like the example, one candidate declares for six days, everybody is talking about that candidate and then something happens and that candidate story fizzled out. that's the way is. know, china and pakistan have been friends for a very long time. they have the historic outlook and, therefore, they understand the value of consistency. so whether our trade is up or down, whether military supplies up or down, et cetera, et cetera, the chinese have remained engaged with us and they have remained consistent friends and partners. and, therefore, slightly higher population rating, slightly up. significantly higher pipe liddy rating in pakistan. they are seen always has friends compared to americans who are
Jul 31, 2011 1:00pm EDT
-- and the papers were leaked, we now know, with by daniel ellsberg to "the new york times." henry kissinger called ellsberg at the time the most dangerous man in america. they were published by "the new york times" after winning an epic first amendment battle in the supreme court, and after the times had published the pentagon papers the nixon administration prosecuted ellsberg under the espionage act. and you may remember that the trial was aborted in mid trial when judge matthew byrne down in los angeles discovered that nixon's plumbers unit had burglarized ellsberg's psychiatrist's office in order to find dirt on ellsberg. and the judge was so outraged about this governmental misduct that he dismissed the candidate. the government did not are the "the new york times" and, in fact, no publisher has ever been prosecuted under the espionage act, and i don't think that the news media could be prosecuted under the act. when it was proposed back in 1917, the congress rejected language that made it a crime to, quote, publish defense information in the very provision that senator feinstein relies on. t
Jul 3, 2011 1:00pm PDT
, anyway. and he claims that it's because he is the kissinger who listens. ♪ >> slovenia. >> i was 15 years old when i started working in a big factory. i was told i can't do much with my life. i love the free agency that comes being in america. the free agency to me means that nobody tells me what to do and what i can be and what i can become. i can make my own choices, and i don't have anybody telling me you're not good enough. >> is there anything about america that you just haven't gotten used to? >> i guess what i'll never get used to, it's people complaining constantly about something. i know that things are a little harder right now. but just the people constantly complaining. ♪ ♪ from sea to shining sea ♪ and hold up high our flag ♪ so cheer for america, hip hooray, let's hear it for america, hip hooray ♪ >> i hereby declare under oath that i absolutely and entirely renounce -- >> i came here. i spoke no english, and i had very bad education from slovakia. and i came here, and everything i wanted happened. i decided to come as au pair. and i work in beautiful homes. and la
Jul 9, 2011 10:00pm EDT
of the statement by henry kissinger about america's capacity to survive and prevail in this world and so i want to send it to you straight up somebody that is obviously very thoughtful and has done a lot of reading and thinking. do you think that america's decline in this world that you have described is likely and not what i'm asking the inevitable but given what you see today realistically would you say that we are on the downward slope? >> guest: definitely not. i think we have to recognize that there is a very strong strain of anticivilization, antiinternational border that goes back to the early modern age of the era and who says flat out there is no legitimate government anywhere except the revolution in an entirely new order, and i think that is inside like a virus emerging inside the present civilization we need to recognize, but recognizing we can overcome it and reducing without consciously thinking so again and again we see something that looks like the decline against one after another and somehow we always emerge and we emerge stronger because we are more flexible. we have more fre
Jul 10, 2011 9:00pm EDT
of the fall of the roman empire. you quote at the very beginning a bleak statement by henry kissinger about america's capacity to survive and prevail in this world. and so i want to put it to you straight up somebody is obviously very thoughtful and done a lot of reading and deep thinking. do you think that america's decline in this world that you've described is likely? i'm not asking is it inevitable but given that you see today, realistically, would you say that we're on a downward slope? >> guest: no, definitely not. i'm not a declinist. i think we have to recognize that there is a very strong strain of anticivilization, anti-international order that goes back to the early modern age of our era and i track it to russo and we must have a revolution to overthrow it and i think it's inside like a virus lurking inside the present civilization that we need to recognize. but recognizing it we can overcome it and we do seem to overcome it almost without consciously thinking again and again and again. we face something that looks like decline in one decade or another and we emerge and we emerge
Jul 11, 2011 12:00am EDT
statement by henry kissinger about america's capacity to survive and prevail in this world, and i want to put it to you straight up somebody's obviously very thoughtful and spent a lot of time reading and deep thinking. do you think that america's decline in this world that you described is like that? america is inevitable, but given what you see today realistically, would you say we're on a downward slope? >> guest: no, definitely not. i'm not a declinist. i think we have to recognize there is a very strong strain of anticivilization, anti-international order that has gone back to the early modern age of our era, and i resulted it risso who says there's no legitimate government everywhere and we need an entirely new order, and i think that is is inside like a virus working inside the present civilization that we need to recognize, and recognizing that we can overcome it, and we almost seem to overcome it without consciously thinking so again and again and again, and we face decline again one decade after another, and we always submerge, and we submerge stronger because we're more flex
Jul 1, 2011 2:00pm EDT
to edit it next to people like henry kissinger and gene simmons and arianna huffington to show that any one of these new immigrants could be the next sergei brand from google. >> and we have those questions of those seeking to become citizens were asked. >> have you ever sold or bought marijuana or speed? >> have you ever been a habitual druncard? >> have you told your body for money? >> no, i have never been involved in prostitution. >> well, they found that laughable, but it is not a question that anybody wants to be asked, but it is incredible what steps people have to go through to become citizens and people take it for granted thinking that the people sneak through, but this is the process they endure to live in what i think that most of us agree is the greatest country in the world. >> right. and to become an american citizen, you have to go through a lot of hoops and take two tests. you have to be a person of good moral character and then pass a civicing test, which i am not sure that many of the viewers would pass. >> and you will remember this 4th of july, it is important for p
Jul 14, 2011 9:00pm EDT
gingrich and henry kissinger did their best to mute my influence on "the nightly news" because of the freedom and independence andy lack, who was then the president of nbc news, had given me. it's up there all the time, like gathering storm clouds. you do a terrific job of maintaining your independence, and i must say out of the murdoch scandal has come a reminder of the importance of a free and independent press. the journalists who have been dogging this story for the last six years worked for "the guardian," which is one of the great newspapers in the western world. "the guardian" is run by a public trust, set up by the founding family to make sure that "the guardian" would always be commercially and editorialally independent. wouldn't you have liked to have been in the editorial room at "the guardian," when they had the evidence, they would not have gone this way if they had not had the evidence. and they knew they were taking on the most powerful media baron in the world, the berlusconi of england and the united states, but they did it because they were independent. we hav
Jul 22, 2011 4:00pm EDT
of this meeting will now be to get the point across to kissinger. >> reporter: after the watergate break-in, nixon assistant john earlyman was looking for dirt on chairman o'brien. he wanted o'brien's tax returns and complained that it was taking too long. >> i'm very impatient with the way the irs has handled it thus far. >> i'm sorry you feel that way. because let me tell you, i'm busting my gut to do everything to protect the president. >> no, no, wait a minute. >> we are playing with fire. >> reporter: by , had reached the oval office. among the memos also released today, was one of from david gergin on august 7th, with thoughts from richard nixon's presidential speech. >> i shall resign effective tomorrow. >> he made the speech. bill plant. >> the library also released more than 5,000 pages of presidential records and several online exhibits. >>> was there ever life on mar. >> nasa hopes their number rover mission will supply answers. they've selected this crater for their landing of rover. the rover is nicknamed curiosity. and it will study to
Jul 5, 2011 6:00am EDT
its final mission on friday. later, former secretary of state henry kissinger and cnn host fareed zacaria participate in a debate on china in the 21st century. in about 45 minutes, political reporter kenneth vogel discusses a latest fund-raising efforts by 2012 candidates and the national party. national party.
Jul 18, 2011 8:30am EDT
of books and biographies about einstein, benjamin franklin and henry kissinger. currently serves as chairman of the broadcasting board of governors which runs the voice of america, another broadcasting operations with the federal government. he's president and ceo of the aspen institute, nonpartisan public organization. i thought i had trouble balancing two jobs. so we are looking for to hearing from all these individuals before get to q&a at roughly the bottom of the hour. tim, you will lead us off. [applause] >> so, first and foremost i think this is a very special institution. we are honored to be here today, and a special thanks to walter are coming with us. i just want to say one thing quickly, about arianna. i think she's a very special person. is a very special day, and thanks. she came from calgary canada down here for this. so this will be a memorable day for arianna and both of us. so generally whenever i follow, i just have to do to miss amount of cleanup. but that's not the case. everything is perfectly set up when i got here. so that was nice. i'm getting. he's a ver
Jul 3, 2011 3:00pm EDT
colleagues fellow students like henry kissinger was simply awesome. congratulations. >> distinguished professor at georgetown and written books many, many fascinating books and has presented here as well. [laughter] >> after a certain moment -- >> hi. in the end of history in the last man, you argue that liberal democracy represents the end point of history, capital page history, which is to say that unlike previous stage of history, does not contain within itself the seeds of it's own destruction. it does not have the internal contradictions that have destroyed all others. >> uh-huh. >> in the first chapter of your new book, you touch on some disturbing themes in our culture that the notion amongst a lot of people the government is simply bad and not needed statification of wealth, the rise of corporations, in the 20 years since you published the end of history, have you had reason to doubt that we are, in fact, at the end of the history? or do you think we might be seeing the destruction of what we thought was the end of the history to spawn something new? >> well, there's a couple
Jul 21, 2011 11:00pm PDT
on their list serve, you can rea about this in the last chapter of henry kissinger's book "on china." fascinating discussion. >> rose: he's the most prominent person in chinese foreign policy and he was a participant in the dialogues. >> exactly. so there's a debate in china about this. but i think this is the discussion we have with them. >> rose: okay. >> the united states for over half a century has been a force for security and stability in asia and indeed the platform on which asian prosperity has been built and the chinese know that. and they have been a big beneficiary of that. and if you look atthe joint statements we have put out with the chinese over the last two and a half years and president hu jintao and president obama had nine face-to-face meetings. you'll see a reference to that. they understand that. >> rose: except for the fact that t united states will remain a pacific power. >> it's important to demonstrate we can do that. >> rose: what do we say about their influence in the region? what is it rerecognize on the part of a growing, expanding economically power chi
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